Saturday, March 9, 2019, San Diego’s fearless Cygnet Theatre opened part one of Tony Kushner’s prize winning “Angels in America–Millennium Approaches” in a prodigiously acted and tautly directed production under the magisterial direction of Cygnet Artistic Director Sean Murray.
Hershey Felder typically writes and stars in shows that feature him playing a famous musician and composer. What’s different about San Diego Repertory Theatre’s production of Beethoven, however, is that he plays Dr. Gerhard von Breuning, a physician and friend of Ludwig van Beethoven.
San Diego Opera’s love affair with composer Jake Heggie continued unabated Friday, March 8, 2019, with the company’s smart production of his 2008 chamber opera “Three Decembers” in the Patrick Henry PHAME! Theatre.
Some dances have such wildly inventive movement, and it flashes by so quickly, that the minute the piece ends, I want to see it again. That’s how I felt when I caught the premiere of “Odeon” by Ephrat Asherie Dance at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival last summer. I felt that way again when ArtPower presented “Odeon” at the Balboa Theatre last week.
Acclaimed Soprano Frederica von Stade Headlines San Diego Opera’s Production of ‘Three Decembers’ by Jake Heggie
Acclaimed soprano Frederica von Stade returns to San Diego Opera this week to sing the lead role in Jake Heggie’s chamber opera Three Decembers, opening Friday, March 8. In her estimable career she has sung major roles in the great opera houses on both sides of the Atlantic and has made over 100 recordings that […]
Conductor Edo de Waart’s Friday (March 1) program with the San Diego Symphony brilliantly paired Mahler’s Fourth Symphony with Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915,” and together they delivered this package beautifully!